Samuel Butler: A Sketch by Henry Festing Jones

This etext was prepared from the 1921 Jonathan Cape edition by David Price, email SAMUEL BUTLER: A SKETCH by Henry Festing Jones Samuel Butler was born on the 4th December, 1835, at the Rectory, Langar, near Bingham, in Nottinghamshire. His father was the Rev. Thomas Butler, then Rector of Langar, afterwards one of the